A/C Compressor Zener Diode to stop radio popping

Henry A Harper III hah at alumni.rice.edu
Thu May 7 09:52:53 PDT 2009

> Thanks Kneale.  Do you, or does anyone reading, know whether this is
> only required/helpful with the factory sound system or is there/would
> there be popping with aftermarket components as well?

I don't think I have ever heard any popping from the a/c compressor on the
12 year old aftermarket system in my car (Kenwood CD head + outboard amps).
So I vote for Bose-only issue.


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